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Curious to hear how this is. I read the first one and didn't particularly care for it (despite the generally positive reaction).
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Re: What are you reading? (March 2013)

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Interesting. Is it non-fiction or a fictional story? How was it?
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Curious to hear how this is. I read the first one and didn't particularly care for it (despite the generally positive reaction).
Really liked it. Better than the first (which I liked up until the somewhat clumsy ending).

Now:

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Interesting. Is it non-fiction or a fictional story? How was it?
Detroit City Is The Place To Be is non-fiction. It was a good read. Mark Binelli, the author, grew up in Detroit but hasn't lived there since after college (early 90s). In 2011 he went back to live in Detroit for a year and write about the experience and the overall decline of Detroit. If you have any interest in the decline of a once great city, you will probably enjoy reading this book.
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Just Finished:

I Suck at Girls by Justin Halpern


Starting:

Vegas Moon by John Locke
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Finally started reading this. The pending CBS series this summer gave me the needed motivation.

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Originally Posted by PAG
Detroit City Is The Place To Be is non-fiction. It was a good read. Mark Binelli, the author, grew up in Detroit but hasn't lived there since after college (early 90s). In 2011 he went back to live in Detroit for a year and write about the experience and the overall decline of Detroit. If you have any interest in the decline of a once great city, you will probably enjoy reading this book.
Cool. Thanks. I'm going to add it to my reading list. Always lived in southeast Michigan, so Detroit has always been an influence around the area and people have been able to slowly see the issues that it has had.
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Just finished this:



Fascinating, and well written. It's an easy read.
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Finished:




Reading:

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Finished:



Reading:

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Re: What are you reading? (March 2013)

Finished The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. Really liked it.

Starting:
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Just finished this:



Now starting this:
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Finished:




Reading:

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[QUOTE=Coral;11618052]Finished:




I love this. Have you read REVOLUTIONARY ROAD, also?

I first heard of THE EASTER PARADE when the character Leigh (Barbara Hershey) in HANNAH AND HER SISTERS thanks the Michael Caine character for recommending it to her and says "It had a very special meaning for me." Years later, when I read it and discovered it had a sister-oriented story with some parallels, I saw that it was a real connection/influence (from Yates to Allen) and not just a throwaway reference....
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Re: What are you reading? (March 2013)

Reading simultaneously at the moment...

For non-fiction:



For fiction:

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I love this. Have you read REVOLUTIONARY ROAD, also?

I first heard of THE EASTER PARADE when the character Leigh (Barbara Hershey) in HANNAH AND HER SISTERS thanks the Michael Caine character for recommending it to her and says "It had a very special meaning for me." Years later, when I read it and discovered it had a sister-oriented story with some parallels, I saw that it was a real connection/influence (from Yates to Allen) and not just a throwaway reference....
Yeah, it was a very good read. I haven't read Revolutionary Road yet - I'm delaying it as Im trying to forget more of the film as it's still too fresh in my mind.

I heard about the reference in Hannah - which is one of the reasons I decided to read it.
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